Admissions - International Students

Tuition

Tuition at NUHS varies by program. Learn more about financing your education here.

Canadian Student Tuition Waiver

NUHS is pleased to offer a 20% tuition waiver to new Canadian students who start the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program between May 2020 and May 2022. Students must be Canadian citizens who are accepted to the DC program and will be paying their tuition in US dollars. No GPA minimum or application is required. The waiver will continue through the length of your program as long as you are enrolled at NUHS as a full-time students (minimu of 10 credit hours per trimester). The waiver does not apply to any fees and cannot be combined with any other scholarships or waivers.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financing your education at National University may be easier than you think.

International Student Scholarship

The International Student Scholarship provides financial assistance to international students (including Canadian students) who desire to study in the following programs: Doctor of Chiropractic, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, or Master of Science in Acupuncture. Any student who is not a citizen of, or domiciled in, the United States of America is eligible for the International Student Scholarship

The award is $1,000 per trimester, beginning with the third trimester. Eligible recipients must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled at National University for a minimum of 15 hours per trimester.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of no less than 2.50 at the end of the second trimester of study.
  • Must not be serving a disciplinary action.
  • Must be maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Awards may be received for the 3rd through the 10th trimesters for the DC and ND programs, the 3rd through the 9th trimesters for the MSOM program, and the 3rd through the 7th trimesters for the MSAc program.

International students who are receiving U.S. Federal Title IV Financial Aid are not eligible.

Eligible students are identified by information provided to the Registrar's Office at the time of application and/or entrance to National University.

Other Scholarships and Awards

International students are eligible for every institutional endowed scholarship at National University, including the President and Dean awards ranging from $2,000-$6,000 (based on incoming GPA) awarded over the first two trimesters of professional studies. International students are also eligible for the Alumni Legacy and Multi-Family benefits. Learn more about some of the incoming new student scholarships you may be eligible for here.

International and Canadian Student Loans

Most private loans require a cosigner who is a permanent resident of the United States. Please contact the lender if you have any questions about eligibility requirements.

Below are some financial instutions that may assist you in your search:

Other Resources

Students who are residents of countries other than Canada or the United States have limited options available for the funding of their education in the United States. However, some resources which you can explore include:

  • Funding sources affiliated with your own home government
  • Scholarship searches such as Fast Web